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Moong with Spinach and Paneer Curry


Moong With Spinach And Paneer Curry

If this dal doesn’t scream protein at you then nothing will!

A wholesome combination of antioxidant and vitamin rich spinach; high bioavailable quality protein; and an equally nutrient rich moong dal. A perfect compliment to the carbohydrate-rich chapati or rice

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword moong with spinach and paneer curry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 cup split green moong dal
  • few leaves of baby spinach or regular spinach, chopped
  • 10 cubes paneer
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 2 small tomatoes, or 1 medium, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp cooking oil/ghee
  • Ginger garlic, green chilli paste- to taste
  • Salt, red chilli powder and turmeric, to your liking



  1. .The easy way to cook this dal is to toss everything together in the pressure cooker, except the oil, paneer cubes, which you add when the dal is done

The other way

  1. Boil the dal with salt and haldi/turmeric powder.

  2. Fry the onions, tomatoes, ginger-garlic-green chilli paste in ghee or oil.
  3. Add red chilli powder and coriander leaves.
  4. Stir paneer into the hot dal along with the baby spinach leaves, which will shrink immediately but retain their green colour.

Recipe Video

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